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SAB League provincial promotional playoffs back on track

Sport: 30 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The SAB League provincial promotional playoffs will be staged at the Thohoyandou Stadium next Saturday and Sunday (7 and 8 August). The tournament should have been played last month but had to be postponed indefinitely, following the Cabinet’s decision to move the country from lockdown alert level 3 to 4.

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Was a deal struck to bring ABC Motsepe League club to Musina?

Sport: 17 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Residents of Musina and the surrounding areas may soon watch high-quality football on their doorstep when the activities of the ABC Motsepe League start in two months’ time. This is the ambition of Mr John Ndou, and he reckons this is more than just an optimistic dream. According to Ndou, he has sealed a deal to procure an ABC Motsepe League franchise from Mighty FC. Mighty FC’s managing director, however, has denied these claims.

Stop playing football or face sanctions, warns Safa Vhembe

Sport: 16 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has suspended the activities for their professional league, The Hollywoodbets Super League, with immediate effect. This after the association put on hold all the activities for their non-professional leagues towards the end of last month. The suspension for the league activities follows the Cabinet’s decision to place the country on lockdown alert level 4.

Another GladAfrica team for Vhembe

Sport: 16 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Vhembe District will have two clubs campaigning in the GladAfrica Championship League when the activities for the new season start. This follows after the current owners of Venda Football Academy FC (VFA) bought the professional league franchise from Cape Umoya United FC. VFA are one of the affiliates of the Limpopo Stream of the ABC Motsepe League.

Nange at last joins AmaKhosi squad

Sport: 15 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Years of hard work and dedication finally paid off for former Black Leopards player Phathutshedzo Nange. The 29-year-old midfielder kissed Stellenbosch FC goodbye when his contract with the club expired at the end of last month. He has now joined the Kaizer Chiefs squad.

Former Black Leopards defender now a job seeker

Sport: 15 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Former Black Leopards centre back Edwin Gyimah has joined a long list of professional football players who are looking for a job. The Ghanaian defender parted ways with Lidoda duvha amicably last month.

Local boxing legend laid to rest

Sport: 09 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The boxing fraternity has lost another legend within a short space of time. Former professional boxing judge Ms Joyce Ramabulana was buried at the Maniini cemetery outside Thohoyandou about five months ago. Another boxing legend, Mr Samuel Mashila, was also laid to rest last Sunday, at the Madamalala cemetery outside Thohoyandou.

'Dr Sello offered me a contract and I said no' - Kerr

Sport: 09 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The former head coach of Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM), Mr Dylan Kerr, has joined the millions of jobless people worldwide. His employment contract with the club expired at the end of last month.

Sasol Women’s League clubs hit hard by lockdown

Sport: 08 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Cabinet’s decision to place the country on lockdown alert level 4 is doing the local Sasol Women’s League clubs more harm than good.  According to the managing director of Lacoste Morning Stars, Mr Emmanuel Mudau, the lockdown will affect their ambitions to win the league championship at the end of the season negatively.

Casper nearing halfway mark of epic Freedom Challenge

Sport: 08 July 2021 By Anton van Zyl

Well-known Louis Trichardt adventurer, cyclist and also a medical doctor, Dr Casper Venter, was well on his way to the halfway mark of the gruelling Freedom Challenge on Wednesday afternoon. On the seventh day of this cycle race across the breadth of the country, he has already completed close to 1 000 kilometres.

Volleyball to be 'the next big thing'

Sport: 03 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The newly established Vhembe Volleyball Association (VVA) still needs many more teams from the Vhembe District to join.

Black Leopards prepare for new life in GladAfrica League

Sport: 02 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Following their relegation to the GladAfrica Championship League at the end of the last season, Black Leopards are hard at work in their preparations for a new life in the lower league. According to the team’s general manager, Mr Elijah Mulaudzi, the club had parted ways with three of the players who were the backbone of the team last season.

Young Stars are the Tornado Eating House champions

Sport: 01 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Masisi Young Stars were crowned the champions of the Tornado Eating House Soccer Challenge that took place at the Sanari Grounds on Sunday. They beat Red Bull Express 4-2 in the final. The winner was determined through a penalty shootout after no goals were scored during the match.

Tornado FC crowned as new Ablex champions

Sport: 01 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Tornado FC were crowned as the champions of the Ablex tournament after beating Ablex United 5-4 in the final match played on Sunday at the Manavhela Grounds.

SAB League provincial playoffs postponed

Sport: 01 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The long-awaited SAB League provincial playoffs that were scheduled for this weekend have been postponed until further notice.

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Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.

Education: Meet two of Vhembe's beekeepers

Video: 03 June 2021 By Elardus van Zyl

We visited two local beekeepers and we asked them about ... bees. Why do bees die? What types of honey do you find? What is a brood? (not a bread) We even wanted to know whether crystalized honey is fake.